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Girls Lacrosse: La Jolla Country Day 10, Pacific Ridge 9. Second-year program making strides

Country Day, facing 90-degree-plus heat plus howling winds, was down 6-4 to the visiting Pacific Ridge girls lacrosse team. Open shots on the Torreys’ goal were tying up freshman goalie Michelle Geller as the Firebird scored three consecutive goals. Second-year head coach Maegan Cruse made adjustments, and the Torreys pulled out a come-from-behind 10-9 win for their first Coastal League victory April 30.

La Jolla Youth Baseball celebrates Championship Day to wrap up 2014 season

The Performance Titanium Group team is the Bronco-division champion.

La Jolla Youth Baseball wrapped up its 2014 season with exciting Championship games in the Pinto, Mustang and Bronco divisions on May 17. The Shetland division completed its season earlier in the month and the Pony division played the SD Pony Inter-League Playoffs over Memorial Day weekend at Tecolote.

La Jolla High School Golf: Perry Cohen, Ben Doyle lead golf team to a solid season

Front Row: Jake Allen, Holden Ward, Sean Payne, Jake Tear, Trevor Pohlman, Jarid Morrison and Kevin Wan. Back Row: Coach Aaron Quesnell, Coach Don Hildre, Tristan Tancio, Perry Cohen, Ben Leibowitz, Ben Doyle, Joey Varnam, Coach Bob Townsend and Coach Jack Klein. Courtesy

Senior Perry Cohen of La Jolla High, who historically plays some of his best golf in the City Conference Tournament, carded a 71 last week to finish as low man and medalist in the 2014 edition of the tournament.

Bishop’s in La Jolla eyes CIF championship

Bishop’s Noah Fales and Chris Alleyne (13) defend against the Cathedral Catholic High Dons. Ed Piper

The mind of the libero in volleyball is something to behold. The libero — the only member of the team to wear a differently colored jersey — stands a breed apart.

Sports scholarships available for juniors

Positive Coaching Alliance, a partner to the high school sports site MaxPreps.com, will offer Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarships for high school student-athletes in the class of 2015.

La Jolla Youth Baseball heads into 2014 championships

Kinsey Casdin shows off his home-run ball — the only one hit over the fence in Pinto. Courtesy

Playoffs are Saturday, May 17 at Cliffridge Park. Win or go home. Pinto plays single elimination, while Mustang and Bronco prefer the double-elimination format.

La Jolla High School’s tennis team melds youth gold rush with seniority

Freshman Riley Vickers and senior captain Colton Kellogg, the No. 1 doubles pair for La Jolla, share a moment of strategy during the playoffs last week.

The La Jolla High School tennis team have melded together elder statesmanship (in senior and captain Colton Kellogg) with a gold rush of talented ninth-graders this season to stage a 15-0 run in team matches, earning the deserved number-one seed in the CIF Division III playoffs.

SPORTS SHORTS: News from La Jolla High School VIKINGS

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La Jolla High School varsity girls basketball Head Coach David Westhem announced that his assistant coach this past season, Johnnie Horne, will be the new head coach of the Vikings for 2014-15.

Track & Field teams from Bishop’s School and La Jolla Country Day excel at Olympic Training Center meet. Coach guides Bishop’s jumpers to new heights

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Track & Field teams from two La Jolla schools — Bishop’s and La Jolla Country Day — excel at track meet held at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista. Phillip Lucas, The Bishop’s School assistant track coach in charge of jumpers, tries to impress one important thing on his young athletes: “It’s not how you start; it’s how you finish.”

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Inga Orekhova, a Bishop’s 2009 graduate from Ukraine, was drafted by the Atlanta Dream of the WNBA.

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